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4 Death may the bands of life unloose, 16
But can't dissolve my love i w iele osebe
The family above. 5 Their feeble frames my pow'r shall raise uto )
And mould with heavenly skill :
And hands to do my will, o;, et
And shout with joys divine, live
Çanterbury 199, Carolina 13.'n
At the Funeral of a Young Person.
By death's resistless hand, soul. Our hearts the mournful tribute pay : 1 A
Which pity must demand. : 5.5 l 2 While pity prompts the rising sigh, uninn " Oh, may this truth, imprest ! !!..) With awful power,- I too must-diei. Ij
Sink deep in every breast, siis 3 Let this vain world engage no more: :,"sh
Behold the gaping tomb! ;,,.., ba's
To-morrow death may come. Fituit 4 The voice of this alarming scene istri
May every heart obey; 'i''!uiiii
Which calls to watch and pray,
Whose powerful arm can save;
And triumph o'er the grave. 6 Great God! thy sovereign grace impart war
With cleansing, healing poweri ile
This only can prepare the heart, ...,?!
For death's surprising hour.,,,!STEELE, 558 C. M. Bath Chapel 26. Crowle 3e v Comfort for pious Parents bereaved of their Children,
Isaiah Ivi. 4. "Tita n ic 1 VE mourning saints, whose streaming tears
Flow o'er your childrert dead, Say not, in transports of despair, 533 metre? .. That all your hopes are fled. Pissing biti 2 While cleaving to that darling dust,"..ta
In fond distress ye lie. Thu !,en
A heavenly parent nigh.
Like withor'd trunks ye stand ! :
In my own house a place;
Could yield so high a grace. ii
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Thro' which thy face we sed, iseno-41 -4?
Prepare a way for thee.. DR, DQDDRIDGE. 559 L. M: Angel's Hymn 60. Dresden 178.
The Death of the Sinner and the Saint. ' 1 W HAT scenes of horror and of dread ",
Await the sinner's dying bed! '. Death's terrors all appear in sight, 3. og !T
Presages of eternal night. *; ; , ! 2 His sins in dreadful order rise :) ! !!: " 1
And fill his soul with sad surprise ; i
Mount Sinai's thunder stuns his ears, 912 il
And not one ray of hope appears. .ddns?
Where'er he turns, he finds no vest:1871 L
And, in despair and horror, dies. 30 mins 4 Not so the heir of heavenly bliss ;
His soul is fill'd with conscious peace;' · A steady faith subdues his fear!
He sees the happy Canaan near. 5 His mind is tranquil and serene,
No terrors in his looks are seen ;
And smooths his passage to the tomb. 2 6 Lord! make my faith and love sincere,
My judgment sound, my conscience clear;
May I be found in peace at last. DR. TAWCETT. 560 104th. Hanover130. Old Hund. & Fourth 148.
On the Death of a Believer. Se
Our brother is gone, the Christian is dead ; The Christian is living in Jesus's love, "And gladly receiving a kingdom above. 2 All honour and praise are Jesus's duel - G
Supported by grace, he fought his way thro'
And more than victorious, o'er sin, death and hell.] 3 *Then let us record the conquering name,
Our Captain and LORD with shoutings proclaim:
To certain salvation shall surely be led.
And give us the crown of righteousness there,
• If the last three verses of this Hymn be sung alone, then begin verse the third thus
Now let us record the conquering name.a
Where dazzled with glory, the seraphim gaze,
Or prostrate adore thee in silence of praise, i 6 Within us display thy love, when we die,
And bear: us away to mansions on high : '. The kingdom be given of glory divine, : :
And crown us in heaven eternally thine, 561 S. M. Broderip's 252. Ryland 48.
Preparations for Deatb, Matt. xxiv, 45.
• To stand before thy face! ;; '
For it is all of grace.
And wash me in his blood;
. Among the sons of God."
Thy sov'reign love make known," :: The spirit of my mind renew,
And save me in thy Son.
Let me thy goodness prove,
Of everlasting love. TOPLADY'S COLL. 562 C. M. Carolina 13. Worksop 31. Departed Saints asleep, Mark v. 39. * 1 Thes. iv, 18. 1. W HY flow these torrents of distress ?
(The gentle Saviour cries ;)**** . Why are my sleeping saints' survey'd : With unbelieving eyes ?
. 2 Death's feeble arm shall never boast
A friend of Christ is slain,
A lasting power retain. sin .
· The slumb'rers to awake i usos..
My voice shall reach the deepest tomb, :; " And all its bonds shall break. no 4 Touchd:by my hand, in smiles they riše ;
They rise to sleep no more ; vest ... Butirob’d in light, and crown'd with joy, To endless day they soar.
And-tho' fond nature weep, rency
And emulate their sleep. :
With them to rest and praise; inn : So let thy much-lovd presence cheers!
These separating days. . DR. DODDRIDGE.
563 C. M, Abridge 201, Charmouth 28. Submission under bereaving Providences, Psalm xlvi, 10. 1 PEACE!—'tis the LORD Jehovah's hand
1 That blasts our joys in death,';;
And gathers back the breath.si
Of all the worlds above, -- ... '. Whose steady counsels wisely rule, ...' "Nor from their purpose move.,,, 3 'Tis he, whose justice might demand
Our souls a sacrifice ; ; ; 6Yet scatters, with unwearied hand, ) 114
A thousand rich supplies. Tikring 4. Our Covenant God and Father he ?
'In Christ our bleeding LORD;
With one reviving word. , "
. He weaves for every brow; ; And shall rebellious passions rise, ',.
When he corrects us now?